Famous people born in 1888

T. E. Lawrence

Thomas Edward Lawrence, also known as TE Shaw, was a British archeologist, scholar, writer, military officer, strategist, and diplomat

BritishAugust 16, 1888131 views

Frits Zernike

Fritz Zernike, also known as Fredrik Zernike, was a Dutch mathematician and physicist who received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1953

DutchJuly 16, 188881 views

Inge Lehmann

Inge Lehmann was a Danish seismologist who discovered the fact that the core of the Earth was solid

DanishMay 13, 1888182 views

Selman Waksman

Selman Waksman was a noted Russian-born American scientist who discovered the antibiotic streptomycin

UkrainianJuly 22, 1888156 views

Paul Bernays

Paul Isaac Bernays was a famous Swiss mathematician who developed a new discipline of mathematical logic

SwissOctober 17, 1888105 views

Neville Cardus

Sir John Frederick Neville Cardus was an English author and music critic

BritishApril 3, 1888110 views

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was an Indian philosopher and statesman who served as the president of the nation from 1962 to 1967.

IndianSeptember 5, 1888101 views

Otto Stern

Otto Stern was a German born American physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1943

GermanFebruary 17, 1888117 views

Giuseppe Ungaretti

Giuseppe Ungaretti was an Italian modernist poet , essayist and journalist

ItalianFebruary 8, 1888129 views

Eugene O'Neill

Eugene Gladstone O'Neill was a renowned American playwright

AmericanOctober 16, 188879 views